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...owned by Thomson (for hardware anyway) and slapped on any number of
cheapo low-end gadgetry. It's an absolute freakin' crime.

-----Original Message-----
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Richard L. Hess
Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2007 12:43 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The old is new again

Well, actually, the old as modified by some marketing type is new again.

BEWARE of this unit. It is my understanding that it uses
0.150-inch-wide tape -- as in cassette tape (with the assumption that
the track format is the same as cassettes).

Therefore, it requires special reels and special tape to use.

It will not play quarter-inch tapes--at least as I understand it.

Also, remember, RCA is not the company it once was. It is now just a
brand name.

Richard

At 10:50 AM 2007-04-05, you wrote:
>I never thought I'd see this hybrid:
>
>http://www.giftaffair.com/rca_reel_media_center.html
>
>Marcos
>

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